BTC/138/2019 - Opinion ... Balance is key in tree Risk policies
Tree risk management is full of contradictions. At one extreme, the pro-tree lobby argues that the risk of harm from trees is so low that very little intervention is needed. At the other extreme, risk entrepreneurs advocate more intensive management or face the consequences in court. Whether you are a homeowner with a few trees in your garden, or a corporate manager looking after whole populations, where does the balance lie?